Tag: vacuum

32 Why does there appear to be a 180-degree stereo microphone array outside the ISS? 2016-10-06T23:42:00.523

25 How do manned spacecraft achieve an airtight connection while docking? 2013-07-31T21:59:36.843

21 Are artificial satellites completely sealed or open to space? 2013-08-09T18:39:05.110

18 Is it real to patch an opening to the vacuum with plastic tarp and duct tape as in Martian? 2016-01-26T12:13:17.570

15 Decay of a corpse in space? 2013-07-17T20:46:19.397

13 What are the considerations for smelting iron and aluminum in space? 2014-04-18T10:43:50.647

11 Could the void of space act as a good refrigerator for food in long journeys? 2014-06-25T19:43:51.170

10 Would unpainted iron or steel rust in space? 2014-03-31T10:52:35.487

9 What would happen if I throw a grenade in space? 2014-06-26T23:30:03.087

8 Has any spacecraft to date suffered catastrophic gasket degeneration in space? 2013-09-23T09:03:29.227

8 Is there any type of mechanical bearing that can be used in the full vacuum of space? 2013-09-26T14:46:14.350

8 What engineering processes (satellite/space vehicle related) require an atmosphere 2015-06-24T21:18:45.943

8 Could there be any use with importing vacuum from space to Earth? 2017-09-29T17:04:54.113

7 What is the ring at the bottom of the Merlin vacuum engine? 2017-03-18T04:16:13.287

6 What happens to a body, that has been exposed to vacuum, once brought back onboard? 2016-08-02T16:59:51.783

6 Do electronics and mechanical components work in a vacuum or require a sealed controlled atmosphere? 2016-10-30T19:39:54.523

5 Could you "fire hose wash" a space suit on the Moon or Mars? 2015-07-24T10:29:04.997

5 Mars Vacuum-blimp Feasability 2017-11-15T12:45:13.297

5 What type of electrical wiring provides the longest life in space? 2018-01-13T10:13:10.970

4 Is it possible to bring "nothing" back from space? 2014-05-20T23:42:05.490

4 What does the exhaust plume of a rocket look like in vacuum? 2015-03-05T03:22:09.300

4 What is the air pressure threshold for cold welding? 2016-07-15T00:45:23.743

4 Has any living thing been directly exposed to the vacuum of space 2016-08-22T14:49:43.027

4 How are electrical and other utilities interfaces added to an operating pressurised spacecraft? 2017-03-31T15:18:20.890

4 Flight Suit Pressurization 2017-08-24T21:18:05.907

4 Do plasticizers evaporate in space? 2018-01-11T19:11:29.303

2 How much efficiency is lost from a fixed De Laval nozzle when modified for atmospheric use? 2016-07-11T01:12:15.157

1 Selfies on the Moon 2015-03-06T23:41:52.793

1 Could you hear the sound of your own body in the vacuum of space? 2015-12-15T15:11:44.630

1 near space vacuum balloon 2017-05-16T00:42:10.827

-2 What is space made of, and what is nothing? 2015-09-24T07:23:28.520